Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Melicertus plebejus

  • Author and date of publication

    Hess, 1865

  • Preferred Common name

    Eastern King Prawn

  • Other Common Names

    King Prawn Sand Prawn

  • Date Identified

    07/11/2016

  • Identified By

    Dr Gary C. Poore - Museums Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Whole wet ethanol 96% ethanol 96%

  • Expedition Name

    Bush Blitz 2016 Mallacoota

  • Collected By

    Dr Martin F. Gomon - Museums Victoria, Dr Gary C. Poore - Museums Victoria

  • Collection Event Code

    BBCW 2016 035

  • Date Visited From

    9/11/2016

  • Date Visited To

    9/11/2016

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Collecting Areas

    Invertebrates

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    Bush Blitz 2016 Mallacoota035

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • Precise Location

    Croajingolong National Park, Betka River Estuary, picnic area at bridge on Betka Road, seagrass patches (Heterozostera)

  • Latitude

    -37.5806

  • Longitude

    149.743

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Source

    GPS

  • Georeference Date

    2016-11-10T00:00:00

  • Georeference By

    Dr Martin F. Gomon - Museums Victoria